GOP legislative ace says voters would fund education, if they’re convinced

Author: Joey Bunch - January 12, 2017 - Updated: January 12, 2017

Rep. Jim Wilson knows Colorado education, especially poor, rural schools, better than anyone in the Capitol. The fiscally conservative Republican from Salida spent 40 years as a teacher, coach, principal and superintendent before he entered politics. He was educated in a two-room country school in Corwin, Kan., through the 8th grad and grew up on a wheat and cattle […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.